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The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XVII (2006)

The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XVII (2006) promotional poster

The Simpsons cartoon series has established a laudable tradition of spoofing famous (and not so famous) science fiction ideas, notably in the annual Halloween fright-fests they call the Treehouse Of Horror. Perhaps the best of these was the story that remade the classic Twilight Zone episode "It's a good life" but the 2006 Treehouse Of Horror must now be a .... read more.

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Radio

1938
The War Of The Worlds by Orson Welles

The War Of The Worlds by Orson Welles. The infamous radio broadcast that panicked America on Halloween night.

1944
War Of The Worlds, Santiago, Chile

The War Of The Worlds. Santiago in Chile suffers a major panic when the Welles broadcast is remade to terrifying effect.

1949
War Of The Worlds, Quito, Ecuador

The War Of The Worlds. A third radio inspired panic was triggered in Quito, Ecuador, but this one was deadly.

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